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Explore photosynthesis, osmosis, nitrogen fixation, and other life processes • Investigate the cell cycle (mitosis and cytokinesis) •
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Origin and Etymology of cytokinesis
First Known Use: 1898See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of cytokinesis
1: the cytoplasmic changes accompanying mitosis
2: cleavage of the cytoplasm into daughter cells following nuclear division—compare karyokinesis
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